WOLC hosts community outreaches in downtown Jackson referred to as "Big Serves". Dates for these events will be posted thirty days before event is scheduled to allow WOLC members to sign up to serve our communities.
Next 3rd Saturday Outreach is November 17th 2018- details coming soon.
1. Word and Worship
Every 2nd Sunday of the month from 2:00-3:00 pm, our Nursing Home Life Group holds a worship sevice for the awesome men and women at our adopted nursing home.
Activities include praise and worship, scripture, prayer and message.
Location: Willow Creek Nursing Home 49 Willow Creek Ln, Byram, MS 39272
2. Children Weekend Meals
Word of Life Church has partnered with Mississippi Food Network to reduce childhood hunger by utilizing the BackPack Program to provide healthy meals for JPS students during non-school hours.
Description: Packing non perishable food items for elementary school students, to ensure they have meals during non school hours.
Location: MIssissippi Food Network @ 440 Beatty Street Jackson, MS. 39201
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
3. Stewpot Community Services
The Food Pantry is a mini-grocery store that provides a four-day supply of food to carefully screened applicants. Volunteers are needed in the pantry from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, Monday through Friday. The pantry is stocked through generous donations from individuals like you, donating over a hundred thousand cans of food are donated each year. Occasionally items such as sugar, canned fruit, cereal, and peanut butter, which are in constant demand. Approximately 1,000 individuals benefit from Stewpot’s Food Pantry each month. During the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, special baskets with turkeys, hams, and other holiday food items are prepared for over 600 families.
Volunteering: Stock and organize food pantry, bag groceries for families, and or donate.
Stewpot has a dual mission to help those in need and also to provide opportunities for those who can to give back to their community. A majority of the work that gets done in our various ministries is actually performed by thousands of volunteers each year. To volunteer with either of the ministries listed below, please contact Tara Lindsey at 601-353-2759 ext. 28. Tara will be glad to match you with the ministry of your choice!